The History and Evolution of the Persian Language
Date : 09 Mar, 2018     Time : 1500-1600 hrs

On 9 March 2018, IPCS hosted Professor Sharif Hussain Qasemi, former head of the Department of Persian at University of Delhi and the former dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi, for a talk on The History and Evolution of the Persian Language. The interaction took place from 1500-1600 hrs in the IPCS Conference Room, and was held in Urdu.

PROGRAMME

1500-1505 hrs
OPENING REMARKS

1505-1540 hrs
The History of Evolution of Persian Language in South Asia

Professor Sharif Hussain Qasemi| Former head of the Department of Persian at University of Delhi and the former dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi

1540-1600 hrs
Q&A

1600 hrs
TEA

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Professor Sharif Hussain Qasemi is a former head of the Department of Persian at University of Delhi and the former dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi. He is also the recipient of several recognitions including the Certificate of Honor in Persian by the President of India. He has authored several publications shedding new light on Persian literature and the role of the Persian language in South and West Asian history, politics and civilisations. Professor Qasemi has translated several works from Persian to English and other Indian languages and vice-versa. His most well known translated works include A Descriptive Catalogue of Persian Translations of Indian Works, National Mission for Manuscripts.



On 9 March 2018, IPCS hosted Professor Sharif Hussain Qasemi, former head of the Department of Persian at University of Delhi and the former dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi, for a talk on The History and Evolution of the Persian Language. The interaction took place from 1500-1600 hrs in the IPCS Conference Room, and was held in Urdu.